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Drawing on the Grace of God — Now

"We . . . plead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain." (2 Corinthians 6:1) Grace is the overflowing favor of God, and you can always count on it being available...
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Receiving Yourself in the Fires of Sorrow

". . . what shall I say? ’Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour. ’Father, glorify Your name’." (John 12:27-28) As a saint of God, my attitude...
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Reconciling Yourself to the Fact of Sin

"This is your hour, and the power of darkness." (Luke 22:53) Not being reconciled to the fact of sin — not recognizing it and refusing to deal with it — produces all the disasters in...
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Acquainted with Grief

"He is . . . a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief." (Isaiah 53:3) We are not “acquainted with grief” in the same way our Lord was acquainted with it. We endure it and...
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The Unchanging Law of Judgment

"With what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you." (Matthew 7:2) Whatever judgment you give will be the very way you are...
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The Ministry of the Inner Life

"You are . . . a royal priesthood . . ." (1 Peter 2:9) Are we prepared to purposely disregard ourselves and to launch out into the priestly work of prayer? The continual inner-searching we...
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Have You Come to “When” Yet?

"The Lord restored Job’s losses when he prayed for his friends." (Job 42:10) I cannot make myself right with God; I cannot make my life perfect. I can only be right with God if I...
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The Service of Passionate Devotion

". . . do you love Me? . . . Tend My sheep." (John 21:16) We consider what we do in the way of Christian work as service, yet Jesus Christ calls service to be...
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Keep Recognizing Jesus

". . . Peter . . . walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid . . ." (Matthew 14:29-30) We step right...
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Beware of Criticizing Others

"Judge not, that you be not judged." (Matthew 7:1) Jesus’ instructions with regard to judging others is very simply put; He says, “Don’t.” The average Christian is the most piercingly critical individual known. Criticism is...
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